Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Tomato bath/ Tomato rice

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1 cup Regular rice/Basmati rice
2 onions sliced
3 Big ripen tomatoes
1/2 cup fresh/frozen peas
1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
1 tbsp Corriander seeds/dhaniya
5 red chillies
3-4 byadige red chillies(these give the extra red colour)
1 tbsp soamph/fennel seeds(adds a nice aroma)
2 tsp grated dry coconut(optional)
5 kaju/cashews
1 bay leaf
3 cloves
2 green cardamom
1 tsp chopped corriander

soak red chillies,byadige red chillies,soamph,dhaniya in water for 1/2 hr and grind it to a smooth paste.
Wash the rice and soak in water for 10 -15 minutes
In cooker heat the oil,fry cloves,cardamom and bay leaf add thinly sliced onions and fry til its pink in colour,add ginger-garlic paste,peas and fry,add tomatoes and cook until it forms a thick pulpy mixture and add the ground paste,salt,rice and fry for 2 minutes,add 2 cups of water to the mixture and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
Garnish with fried kaju and green corriander.


Anonymous said...

Easy and tasty recipe :)

sreevidya s said...

Hello prathibha..I tried out this recipe today..it came out really well..thanks so much. .I added one more ingredient that is MTR tomato pickle..it came out too good..thanks again..

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